New Development, Traditional Patterns

New Development, Traditional Patterns

…layout of new developments has begun to take hold in cities across North America. Called new urbanism, this movement draws on older patterns of development. Planning reporter Philip Langdon provides an introduction to new urbanism….

Pattern Books: A Planning Tool

Pattern Books: A Planning Tool

…problem. “A lot of things get done hastily, without people being very aware of what gives a place distinction,” says Philip Langdon, senior editor of New Urban News. Pattern books filled with historical and architectural…